Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 48 56 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 43 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.92% 5.15% 7.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.51% 15.30% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 40
Essex median daily rate £495 £510 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +0.74% +9.46%
10th Percentile £396 £388 £379
90th Percentile £550 £574 £664
East of England median daily rate £428 £510 £450
% change year-on-year -16.18% +13.33% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Essex median hourly rate - - £37.00
East of England median hourly rate - - £37.00

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 169 281 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 29.49% 33.65% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 193 195
Essex median daily rate £450 £510 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -0.49% +24.24%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £346
90th Percentile £563 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £440 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Essex median hourly rate - £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +25.00%
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £47.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +4.44% +25.00%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Essex

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Essex region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea +6 9 £495 -2.94% 1
J2EE
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
1 10 (90.91%) Confluence
2 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 6 (54.55%) Ansible
4 5 (45.45%) Terraform
4 5 (45.45%) AppDynamics
4 5 (45.45%) GitLab
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Bitbucket
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
5 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
5 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Log Aggregation
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (27.27%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (90.91%) Confluence
2 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) JIRA
2 5 (45.45%) Bitbucket
2 5 (45.45%) GitLab
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XML Messaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) Microservices
3 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Problem Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) Log Aggregation
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) The Twelve-Factor App
6 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (9.09%) Release Train
7 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Terraform
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) AppDynamics
3 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
4 2 (18.18%) BEA
4 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 1 (9.09%) WSO2